State Dining Room, Malacañan Palace
February 14, 2023

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. met with the executives of SL Agritech Corporation and farmer representatives from Central Luzon at the State Dining Room in Malacañan Palace.

Discussions focused on proposals to achieve rice self-sufficiency and programs or projects that will strengthen support to rice farmers in their various needs such as aid and market expansion to sell their produce and increase their income.

SL Agritech Corporation is a private company engaged in the research, development, production and distribution of hybrid rice seed and premium quality rice. It has three (3) commercial hybrid rice seeds which are all proven to be high-yielding varieties that could thrive on both wet and dry seasons. These are being distributed in the Philippines and exported to Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Indonesia and India. (

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